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Pass Christian is a city in Harrison County, in the Gulfport-Biloxi metro area.

The community was named after the deep-water marine pass between the barrier islands and the coast.

The latitude of Pass Christian is 30.315N. The longitude is -89.247W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,599.


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Median household income
Local
$40,743
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pass Christian demographic reports
Pass Christian is on Mississippi Sound.
Hurricane Camille, and its 190-mph winds, came ashore here in 1969.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Seafood Festival - May 31-June 3, 2007
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11% of Pass Christian residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pass Christian ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pass Christian was $26,008, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Pass Christian residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Pass Christian, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $472.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $913.


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Harrison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pass Christian political report.

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The average commute time for Pass Christian workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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